Name details

Mount Willis

Willis, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Willis  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 1427

Feature type: Mountain

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A mountain 4 km south of Mount Chalmers in the southern part of the Conway Range. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy.

Named For

Named by USACAN after Lt. Cdr. C.H. Willis, USN, commander of USS Wilhoite, radar picket escort vessel which maintained an ocean station in support of aircraft flights between New Zealand and Antarctica during USN Operation Deepfreeze 1961.

Location

Latitude:
79° 22' 00.1" S
- 79.36670°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
159° 27' 00.0" E
159.45000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
27-Aug-1975

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